Table 2

Benefits of working in non-surgical specialties for women

Quality of life/flexibility/work and life balance26% (n=21)
More accepting of part-time/less than full-time training17% (n=14)
Less unsocial hours15%(n=12)
More role models/mentoring15% (n=12)
Accepting of childcare and family commitments10% (n=8)
Less macho/male attitudes7% (n=6)
Less on call7% (n=6)
Less intimidating reputation/less competitive6% (n=5)
Other21% (n=17)
Not sure/do not know16% (n=13)
Respondent skipped question7% (n=6)